Monthly Archives: August 2012

To the Parent of ________ ________

Today in the mail, I received a letter  addressed to my parents   ….. It was inviting me to travel and study in Italy, Sicily, and Greece with other high school seniors. What do you suppose they mean by “seniors”? … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | 4 Comments

Lunch With the Butterflies

I had lunch with the butterflies again today.  There was a feeling of autumn in the air, with warm sunshine and a cool breeze.  This post was first published in 2012…. Hope you had lunch with someone or something you … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Music Music Music

Face it… love of music begins at an early age.  For me that love was born listening to my mom singing her favorite church hymns and singing along to the radio tunes of the early 1950’s.  Watching her enjoy the … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

It Feels Good

Thanks to Marcy  @ For Your Good Health http://marcellarousseau.wordpress.com/ She nominated me for the Beautiful Blogger Award!  My first award… so nice! Here are the rules: 1. Add the image of the award to your blog. 2. Thank the blogger … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

The Old Brick House

When I was in high school, my friends and I used to explore old abandoned houses. Late at night. With flashlights. I know it was dangerous and it was  TRESPASSING, but when you grow up out in the Middle of … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Can you stand just one more Moonflower Update?

OK, maybe I’m a little obsessed with this moonflower growing on my patio, but hey… it’s my blog.  I can obsess if I want!   Maybe it’s the romantic notion of a night blooming flower.   Maybe it’s the name. Moon … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Getaway

Weekend getaways.  Fun and relaxation.  Unwind and get away from the daily schedules. We don’t get away very often.  Because …  it’s just too much work.   You see, there’s the farm and the chores and the employees and the … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Moonflower update!

My moonflowers are starting to bloom.   I noticed them for the first time about 7:00PM this evening…. They are gorgeous…. worth waiting for.

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

The Old Higgins Place

This picture sits above my computer; my brother and I found it at our local library last spring.  It’s our barn at the farm where we grew up.  My parents purchased the farm in 1957 and we took possession January … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Back to School

Back to school in the 70’s.  Not as a student, but as a teacher.  An entirely new perspective on familiar ground. I felt like I had been waiting on this moment since the 4th grade; playing “school”  at recess. I … Continue reading

Posted in My Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments